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, matt cartwright who spent his career in scranton, pennsylvania, working in the family law firm. the pennsylvania democrat was bitten by the political bug after a republican driven redistricting effort created a brand-new district for long-time congressman and fellow drm tim holden. running to the left of holden cartwright campaigned on the environment, corporate tax reform and openly embraced the president's health care reform. something his democratic rival voted against. cartwright won the democratic primary by double digits and went on to easily beat his republican challenger. joining me, congressman matt cartwright. also joining with us fellow freshman who we met a few weeks ago. we save the biography a little bit. indiana republican congressman luke messer, president of the republican freshman class. congressman cartwright, you are one of four presidents, i need to get that clear, right? have you guys decided how you serve? >> that's -- we have. the first year is going to be split. we have co-presidents the first year between me and a terrific congressman from san antonio,
, gallego graduated in three years. after law school, he ran for the state house at age 28, more than 20 years after running his first race, gallego decided to run for congress, edging out a former democrat and former five-term democrat in the primary. he went on to beat francisco canseco in a tough general election, focusing on his roots during the campaign. here's a clip. >> as a young latino, he wasn't even allowed to start school until he was 10 years old, but he graduated from college and he won a small business and he pushed his family into the middle class. his sacrifices made sure that my life would be better than his. >> well, joining me now is texas democratic congressman, pete guy y gallego from the only swing district in the state of texas. the only one that is a truly 50/50 district. >> it is the only swing district. >> so coming from a swing district, that means to get 50% plus one, you have to win over more than just democrats. what does that mean on these budget issues? >> as an example, ted cruz carried the $23rd by about six points, i carried it by five. >> there were v
if you end up getting a law that is passed, one person we mentioned with rick santorum that opposes immigration reform would be able to have that space and go after the rand pauls and marco rubios. he 13 hour filibuster. who would have thought he had the two top finishers with rand paul and marco rubio on board with the comprehensive reform. >> rand paul is the leader that ron paul never had. that last race that kelly o'donnell reported on, it's no slam dunk at all that he would go on to win. he pieced that 35%. >> if he gets close to 50 and i don't think a lot of people are expecting that, he is in good shape for the april 2nd run off. he is around 30 to 35%. 60 to 65% who are anti-sanford he has to win in the run off. >> it will be fascinating and we thank you so much for joining us. we continue to follow breaking news out of nevada. seven marines have died as a result of a live fire training accident. the ammunition storage facility in western nevada, at least seven others were injured in a training exercise overnight. we will keep an update on that throughout the show. next, on
connell earlier speaking with a giant stack of paper which was the obama care law which was brought out and wrapped in red bow, of course, we know he's running for re-election and said it needs to be repealed, root and branch, so, you know, some red meat here, chuck. >> and then there was the -- maybe the line of the -- the heckle line of the day yesterday. don't drone me, bro, to rand paul. tell me about that. >> reporter: yeah. yeah, i don't quite think it was a heckling. i think that it was rand paul saying i have a very clear message, if you remember it's kind of similar when he said i have a message from the tea party when he came. >> right. >> reporter: remember his 13-hour filibuster was mostly about drones and one of his young supporters yelled out the message, don't drone me, bro. he said, well, that's not exactly the message. but very popular here. >> yes, i bet he was. you'll be there all day. tomorrow as well. enjoy. we'll check back in later. >> reporter: thank you, sir. >>> from the lone star state to the great white way, the one-woman play about the late texas governor an
on your guys' part because of the voter id law supported a lot of swing states that this report shows will effect minority voters. what is your response to him? >> i'm not going to engage in an argument with michael. the fact is that you have to have the resources to be able to have an effective ground operation in minority communities. one of the things that we've done at the rnc and i don't think anyone argues with this is we brought our financial condition back in order so we can hire hundreds of people across america which is what this plan calls for. i'm not looking to hire two people down the hallway and call it inclusion. i'm looking to get in the communities by the hundreds with paid people to make the case for the republican party. look, i think that's really the heart of what we're trying to do at the rnc. we're not competing the dnc, luke. we're competing with president obama's organization that is a granular community based organization that is perpetual in its nature and the fact is we have to get with it and do the same thing and try to do it even better. and so, look, i
. >> i thought against law and odds in a deep blue state but i was a severely conservative republican governor. >> romney will have his swan song at cpac also on saturday at 5:00 p.m. releasing the results of the straw poll. no one wants to make too much of any straw poll. do note this. interesting trend. the last three gop presidential nominees either finished first or second at some point in their bids at cpac. romney finished first or second every single year in the cpac straw poll from 2007 to 2012. up next, pope francis begins his first full day at the vatican. we'll head live to rome where the first latin american pope and first jesuit is sending a strong message about change in the church. >>> and karzai clash. the strained relationship with the afghan president and what it means as the u.s. tries to wind down america's longest war. first, a look ahead at today's politics planner. it is loaded with cpac and the president headed to the senate. and he also meets with house democrats. how many cpac speakers who happen to be senators will skip cpac and favor the president? you're w
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